Welcome to Key Elements Safe Crackers - Safe Opening Service


At Key Elements Safe Engineers we specalise in opening locked safes and vaults, this can be because of lost keys, forgotten combination or it just wont open causing a lockout !

Popular brands of Safes And Vaults are Burton, Chatwood, Chatwood Milner, Chubb, Churchill, Cox, Dudley, Fichet, Fichet Baucghe, GB, Milner, Pheonix, Ratner, Rosengrens, SLS, SMP, Tann, John Tann, Stratford.

We aslo open Vault doors, Strongrooms an bookroom doors

Areas we cover

We are based in Colchester, Essex in the UK and regulary travel up and down the country to open a locked safe or vault, because I specalise in opening high grade safes and vaults we can travel overseas to places in Europe. 

Areas we Cover

The Main areas we cover to open Safes and Vaults : Essex, London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hampshire, East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent.


Safe Opening Service: Colchester, Chelmsford, Braintree, Ipswitch, Southend on Sea, Bury St Edmunds

Please Note as of April 2014, I have started a full time contract Monday - Friday opening, servicing of safes & vaults, so this leaves me no time to carry out emergency openings in the week and only weekends to carry out openings for Key Elements. If you need our services please drop us an email and i can give you a cost and time.

Photos a round door Vault and a Chatwood Vault that we worked on and the photo below of a Chubb Safe that we picked open








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Safe opening is not a common skill among Locksmiths and Safes are designed to keep people out. This picture below shows a safe that had smoking vials fitted within the body of the safe that were set off on purpose in a controlled environment, The smoke is toxic and it took two days to clear.



 We are members of the International "Safe & Vault Technicians Association"

And I was awarded "Safe & Vault Technology Author of the Year 2013"


We are CRB Checked




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